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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Hutton, Clinton
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Article Title
The power of philosophy in Bob Marley's music
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Journal Title
Jamaica Journal: special double issue on Jamaican Popular Music. Part Two
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2010
Volume ID
32
Issue ID
3
Page(s)
31 - 35
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Abstract
The article presents criticism of the lyrics of Bob Marley, offering an interpretation of those lyrics in terms of the philosophy Marley expresses. Marley's lyrics are considered in terms of their relationship to the cosmological idea of release through death that is seen as the root element of the idea of freedom as created by the African diaspora.....
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